U.P. Yoddhas, owned by the GMR Group, take on Patna Pirates in match 103 of Pro Kabaddi Season 9 at the Gachibowli Indoor Stadium in Hyderabad on Saturday, November 26.
While the Yoddhas are coming off a 35-31 win against Gujarat Giants, Patna, on other hand, lost to Haryana Steelers 23-33.
Players to watch out for - U.P. Yoddhas
While Pardeep Narwal has sparked a revival in form, fans will be eager to see Surender Gill return to his usual best in Pro Kabaddi League Season 9. The raider, who had the highest return in the early part of the campaign, will aim to build upon his 132-point tally against Patna Pirates.
Ashu Singh and Sumit will be stationed to deny Patna Pirates' raiders from claiming easy points.
Players to watch out for - Patna Pirates
Sachin, with 148 raid points, will be Patna Pirates' main player to watch in the fixture. Chasing a second successive campaign with 150-plus raid points, the raider will be tasked with snatching points from the opposition half.
In defence, Patna's Mohammadreza Chiyaneh (59 tackle points) will fancy a quality one-on-one battle with former Patna Pirates star and record-breaker Pardeep Narwal.
U.P. Yoddhas vs Patna Pirates | Head-to-Head
U.P. Yoddhas and Patna Pirates have faced each other 12 times, with the Pirates dominating the head-to-head with seven wins. The Yoddhas, meanwhile, have claimed four victories and settled for one draw.
In the reverse fixture of PKL 9, Patna Pirates secured a 34-29 win.
U.P. Yoddhas: W, L, W, W, W
Patna Pirates: L, W, L, D, L